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Unite Quad-Cities Offering Way To Help Area Businesses Monday

April 6th, 2020

“Unite Quad Cities for COVID-19 Recovery,” a 24-hour giving event on Monday, April 6, will include a six-hour telethon hosted by KWQC-TV6’s Paula Sands at Davenport’s River Music Experience and Quad-Cities businesses, and a local family, have stepped up to offer a challenge match for it. The first $150,000 donated this Monday will be matched dollar-for-dollar. All contributions will support the Quad Cities Disaster Recovery Fund at the Quad Cities Community Foundation. The challenge match is made possible thanks to a $50,000 gift from First Midwest Bank, a $30,000 gift from Sears... Read More

Ever Wanted To Be A Writer, Videographer Or Podcaster? Join The QuadCities.com Team!

April 4th, 2020

Have you ever wanted to be a writer? Here’s your chance! QuadCities.com is seeking interested and hard-working high school and college students for our internship program. Interns will get professional experience (and potentially college or high school credit, depending on your school’s program) writing, doing videos and podcasting for the fastest-growing media site in the area, your site for fun, free, local entertainment and positive news, QuadCities.com! Want to find out if it’s right for you? Send an email telling us why you want to be an intern and a couple of samples of your work (any... Read More

KWQC-TV6 Legend Fran Riley Passes Away

April 3rd, 2020

Fran Riley, one of the most beloved members of the local media and a longtime favorite at KWQC-TV6, passed away Friday after a battle with prostate cancer. Riley had been retired from the local NBC affiliate since November, after a  25-year stint there, capping a 46-year career in broadcasting. Riley was especially admired and loved for his Fran Riley Features, which told stories about interesting area people and places in his singularly beguiling way. He was also a bright and sunny presence around the newsroom, always quick with a smile and hello and a kind word. The Boston-born-and-raised Riley... Read More

Whitey’s Ice Creams Closing In Rock Island, Moline, Davenport, Bettendorf, East Moline

April 3rd, 2020

Rock Island, Moline, Davenport, Bettendorf and throughout the Quad-Cities, ice cream fans aren’t going to be able to get the malts, or get the shakes. Whitey’s Ice Cream, a sweet institution throughout the area, will be temporarily closing all their stores starting Friday. The announcement came today, via Facebook: “As of ‪Friday, April 3 at 10:00 p.m.‬ all Whitey’s stores will be closing temporarily. As much as we would love to stay open and continue serving the Quad Cities, we are closing out of an abundance of caution to ensure that our employees are staying healthy... Read More

Love And Faith In The Time Of Covid

March 23rd, 2020

Sunday, March 22, was an important day — and not only because it was the 90th birthday of legendary Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim, whose moving ballad “No One Is Alone” carries extra weight nowadays. In this crazy, continually changing time of Covid-19, this past Sunday was the first I can remember our church ever canceling its worship service. I have been piano accompanist at Davenport’s Zion Lutheran Church since 1999; performing each week and becoming close to many of its members have been highlights of my life. Among religious congregations nationwide that closed their doors,... Read More

World Labyrinth Day Held In Quad-Cities And Worldwide May 2

March 16th, 2020

World Labyrinth Day will be held Saturday, May 2, as people from around the world, including those in the Quad-Cities, will participate in the event. Sponsored by The Global Labyrinth Society, the idea is that around the world, people will walk a labyrinth for peace at 1 p.m. in their time zone. Thirty eight countries, and many places across the U.S. participated last year. Locally, participants will walk at First Presbyterian Church, which is at 777 25th Avenue East Moline.  It is a grass surface, across the street from the church, and generally takes about half an hour to walk. People will be... Read More

EMSSC Holding Rock And Roll Bingo Benefit For Youth Soccer

March 5th, 2020

East Moline Silvis Soccer Club (EMSSC) is hosting a Rock n Roll Bingo Night on Friday, March 6th at the East End Bolders Club in Moline.  Doors open at 6 pm and Bingo starts at 7pm. The cost is $10 for your first bag of chips (or Bingo card) and $5 for each additional bag (card).  A cash bar is available for all beverages; you are welcome to bring in your own snacks.  For the second year in a row, we will be selling slices of Happy Joe pizza for $3 each on a first-come, first-serve basis. Here’s how it works:  Instead of numbers being called out in a normal game of Bingo, we’ve... Read More

EMSSC Holding Rock And Roll Bingo Benefit For Youth Soccer

February 14th, 2020

East Moline Silvis Soccer Club (EMSSC) is hosting a Rock n Roll Bingo Night on Friday, March 6th at The Rock in Coal Valley.  Doors open at 6 pm and Bingo starts at 7pm. The cost is $10 for your first bag of chips (or Bingo card) and $5 for each additional bag (card).  A cash bar is available for all beverages; you are welcome to bring in your own snacks.  For the second year in a row, we will be selling slices of Happy Joe pizza for $3 each on a first-come, first-serve basis. Here’s how it works:  Instead of numbers being called out in a normal game of Bingo, we’ve... Read More

The Ultimate ‘Merry Not Scary’ Halloween Event Returns to the Quad Cities!

October 20th, 2019

Boo at the Zoo, Quad Cities most popular “merry not scary” Halloween event has returned! Make plans to bring your family out to Niabi Zoo (13010 Niabi Zoo Rd. Coal Valley) this Saturday Oct 26 and Sunday Oct 27 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. for Boo at the Zoo! Enjoy trick-or-treating stations, decorated trails, Zookeeper Chats and more! Try out those Halloween costumes and enjoy some family fun! Boo and the Zoo is included in regular admission prices. Admission is $9 for adults, $8 for senior citizens (62+), $6.50 for children 3-12 and free for children 2 years and under. Admission is free for members. For... Read More

‘Hocus Pocus’ Flies into Coal Valley for Movie Night in the Park!

October 1st, 2019

Join the Village of Coal Valley this Friday Oct 4 for their 3rd Movie Night in the Park! Bring the entire family out for Movie Night in the Park, which takes place in the 1st Street Coal Valley Municipal Park (rescheduled from Sep 27, due to weather). The evening begins at 6 p.m. with live music from the Tony Hamilton Orchestra, under the main pavilion. TC’s Kettle Corn will be onsite, selling various food items. Pop/Water/Candy will be provided by Blackhawk State Bank. In addition, he Fire Organization, Auxiliary and the Lions Club will be giving away fun stuff to the kiddos! Get snuggled up... Read More